• August 2, 2014

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Margaret L. Wommack

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Services for Margaret Lucille McGowan Wommack (Peggy/Lucy) will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen with Dr. John C. Hallum of East Side Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

Mrs. Wommack died Aug. 17, 2013, an assisted living center in Harker Heights. She was born Dec. 9, 1924, in Dania, Fla., to John Soloman and Margaret Dicey Booth McGowan.

She earned her nursing degree from Palm Beach College and Good Samaritan Hospital in Lake Worth, Fla., in 1945.

Mrs. Wommack loved her country, her family and her lifelong work as a registered nurse. She was very dedicated to her nursing career, caring for children and especially the babies in the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit. She retired in 1988 at Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, after a 43-year career in nursing. She was a faithful Christian and active member of East Side Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 490, in Killeen for many years until she became ill.

Mrs. Wommack was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 59 years, James Eugene Wommack; her parents; her grandson, John Jeffrey Robertson; her brothers, Edward and Edwin McGowan; her sisters, Lena Timmons, Johnnyurll McKinney, Quida Faye Douglas, Juanita May Shadle and Sarah Elizabeth McGowan.

Survivors include her son, James Stephen Wommack; her daughter, Margaret Suzanne Wommack Robertson (Ben R.); her granddaughter, Amy Elizabeth Robertson Wills (Byron T.); her grandson, James Benjamin Robertson (Nicole) and her great-grandchildren, Claire Elizabeth Wills, Jack Thomas Wells and Liliana Licari Robertson; her brother, Charles McGowan; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Killeen, which is in charge of arrangements.

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